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Systems change expert Seth Reynolds

Understanding systems change

on 15 September 2021 , 8 minute read

Six myths demystified

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charity impact Alex Miller

Why health should be on all charities’ agenda

on 13 September 2021 , 1 minute read

On 7 September 2021, NPC held an event with the Health Foundation on the long-term impacts of Covid-19 on the nation’s health and how charities can help tackle health inequalities. Full recording here.

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Think Tank Charity Rebecca

Embedding diversity, equity and inclusion into our events programme

on 9 September 2021 , 3 minute read

This blog details how we have been embedding diversity, equity and inclusion across our events work. We hope the steps we have taken will enable NPC and our events to continue to help transform the social sector.

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Charity Media Expert Will Hanford

What else is on at NPC Ignites?

on 6 September 2021 , 3 minute read

At NPC Ignites 2021, alongside our big presentations and panel debates, we’re hosting a series of breakout sessions which will look in detail at solutions to some of the social sector's biggest challenges. From sessions on open philanthropy, to trauma informed approaches, learn more in this blog.

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Embracing radical change in the charity sector

By Richard Hawkes
on 19 August 2021 , 4 minute read

Richard Hawkes, Chief Executive of the British Asian Trust, discusses how the UK charity sector has performed during the pandemic and sets out why charities must seize this opportunity to radically change. Richard will be speaking at NPC Ignites 2021.

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Afghanistan: How to provide effective emergency assistance

on 18 August 2021 , 3 minute read

Both professional funders and individuals looking to make a donation are asking how they can support the relief effort in Afghanistan. How can they, what are the risks and what will make a difference?

Data expert Rosario Piazza

An update on ‘Data Labs’

on 17 August 2021 , 3 minute read

Our 'Data Labs' project aims to open up government administrative data to the charity sector. Data Labs allow organisations to answer the all-important question: did we make a difference?

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Charity Media Expert Will Hanford

What has Covid-19 taught us about loneliness?

on 12 August 2021 , 6 minute read

Lockdown has intensified loneliness, with many vulnerable people feeling forgotten. Charities have learnt a lot about adapting to support service users and sustain engagement.

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We need to reimagine care, not just fix it

By Anna Dixon
on 11 August 2021 , 4 minute read

Successive governments have made little progress on much-needed social care reform. With the pandemic exposing the cracks in our care system, we must now reimagine social care.

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Environmental Expert Liz Gadd

Four ways for social funders to address the climate crisis

on 9 August 2021 , 4 minute read

It is hoped that, if we can cut global emissions in half by 2030 and reach net carbon zero by 2050, we can halt and even reverse global temperature rises. Here's how funders, regardless of their mission, can help.

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Five reasons why you should buy a ticket to NPC Ignites 2021

on 5 August 2021 , 3 minute read

Join us at NPC Ignites in October. Learn about the latest developments in our sector, network with other delegates, and discuss solutions to your organisation's challenges with NPC’s charity experts.

Policy Expert Tom

How to measure the health of the charity sector

on 22 July 2021 , 4 minute read

With the recent relaxation of Covid-19 regulations in England, can we find a metric that helps us better understand the health of our sector as we enter a world without coronavirus restrictions?

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Find out more about our expertise and initiatives. NPC welcomes guest blogs on this page. Do you have a story to tell or something to say on an issue affecting the charity sector? Get in touch and pitch us your blog idea.

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